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Proprietary Assembly of 1641/42

First Session: March 21, 1642/43 - March 23, 1642/431

Edward C. Papenfuse, et al., A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature, 1635-1789, Vols. 1&2.  Annapolis, MD: Maryland State Archives, 1979, 1985.

Members by Special Writ
Thomas Cornwaleys, of the Council
John Lewger, of the Council
Giles Brent, of the Council
Thomas Greene
Fulke Brent
John Langford
Thomas Gerard

Freemen in Attendance2
William Lodington3
Richard Thompson3
Henry Lee
Thomas Davison
Richard Duke
Thomas Baldridge
Marmaduke Snow
John Halfehead
Thomas Hebden
John Weyvill
James Johnson
Francis Posey
Robert Kedger
John Harwood
Robert Wiseman
John Prettiman
John Robinson, barber
Angat Baker
John Cockshott
Nicholas Keptin
Cyprian Thoroughgood
Thomas Charington
Joseph Edlo
Isaac Edwards
Walter Bayne [Beane]
George Pye
Thomas Morris
Richard Cole
John Medley
Nathaniel Pope
Richard Garnett [Gardiner], Sr.
Henry Bishop
Randall Revell
William Assiter
John Hallows
John Thatcher
Robert Clarke
Philip Conner
William Bretton
Nicholas Causine
John Worthy
David Wickliff
John Hampton
John Nevill
Henry Wiseman
Mathias de Sousa
Frnacesco van Rynden
Edward Coming
Nicholas Herby [Hervey]
Richard Purlivant
John Gresham
Ralph Bayne [Beane]
Christopher Carnall

1. Writs were initially issued for this to be an elected Assembly, but it in fact became a General Assembly for all freemen or their proxies.

2. At least twenty-nine other men, who never attended personally, were represented by proxies.

3. These men were elected burgesses from Kent Isle with proxies for all of the inhabitants.

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